Hope of stability as Bahah returns to Aden

Khaled Bahah, also Yemen's Vice President, and his cabinet have been in Riyadh in exile. (Al Arabiya News)

Sources have told Al Arabiya News that Yemen’s Vice President and Prime Minister Khaled Bahah, along with seven other ministers from his cabinet, have returned to Aden on Wednesday in order to run the affairs of the country.

The sources also added that the delegation that left the Saudi city of Riyadh also included Interior Minister Abdou Mohamed al-Hudhaifi, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammed Al-Tamimi, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Samira Obaid, in addition to the minister of communications and other government officials.

The Yemeni political analysts Izzat Mustafa, emphasized in the importance of the ministers return to Aden which will help in bringing back the full stability to Aden and the whole country.

He said that the return will help as well in supporting executive mechanism and the outputs of the comprehensive Yemeni National Dialogue, Riyadh Conference and the unconditional implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 2216 (2015).

Government spokesman Rajeh Badi has also accompanied the high-ranking delegation back to Aden alongside the deputies of the ministries of finance and oil. The Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs Usan Al-Oud has also present on the flight back to Aden.

The minister's will focus on restoring security and stability to the country, beginning with focusing on security in Aden, Yemen's second-largest city, according to Rajeh Badi, who was quoted from Aden by AP.

Baha's return from Saudi Arabia follows that of several other Yemeni ministers who relocated to Aden from the kingdom in the weeks after the city's recapture. Bahah made a brief visit to Aden on Aug. 1.

"Khaled Bahah and the ministers who arrived with him are in Aden to stay permanently," Badi told Reuters.

[With Reuters]


 

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